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Sheila McCarthy

Sheila McCarthy is a Canadian stage, film and television actress, singer and dancer, best known for playing Polly Vandersma in the feature film "I've Heard the Mermaids Singing", as well as supporting character Sarah Hamoudi (Cunningham) in the television series "Little Mosque on the Prairie". She's a graduate in Theatre and Art History from the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. In her career, she's won 2 Genie Awards (film), 2 Gemini Awards (television), and 2 Dora Awards (theatre), along with multiple nominations.


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Born:
Jan 1, 1956 In Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
38
First Appeared:
In the series The Ray Bradbury Theater 1985-05-21
Latest Project:
Series Bad Dog 2018
Known For
Poster of Bad Dog
Poster of Orphan Black
Poster of The Lotus Eaters
Poster of I've Heard the Mermaids Singing
Filmography
Series Bad Dog Unknown 2018
Movie Still/Born Sheila 2017-10-09
Movie Brace for Impact Faradee Gilchrist 2016-04-03
Movie Dear Viola Peggy 2014-03-16
Movie Algonquin Rita 2014-04-11
Movie A Fighting Man Rose O'Connor 2014-04-24
Series Orphan Black Connie Hendrix (voice) 2013-03-30
Movie Antiviral Dev Harvey 2012-09-19
Series Little Mosque on the Prairie Sarah Hamoudi 2007-01-09
Movie Cow Belles Fran Walker 2006-03-24
Movie Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen Mrs. Gerard 2004-02-17
Movie Being Julia Grace Dexter 2004-09-03
Movie Geraldine's Fortune Tina Larose 2004-10-22
Movie Lathe of Heaven Penny 2002-09-08
Movie The Rats Miss Paige 2002-09-17
Series Puppets Who Kill Unknown 2002-10-04
Movie Haven Eva 2001-02-11
Movie Custody of the Heart 2000-08-28
Movie Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke Tammy 1999-02-22
Movie You Know My Name Mrs. Lynn 1999-08-22
Series Emily of New Moon Laura Murray 1998-01-04
Movie Shadow Zone: My Teacher Ate My Homework Jesse's Mom 1997-01-01
Movie A Woman of Independent Means Totsie 1995-02-19
Movie The Possession of Michael D. 1995-05-02
Movie The Awakening Nancy 1995-11-04
Movie The Lotus Eaters Diana Kingswood 1993-09-12
Movie A Private Matter Diane Callaghan 1992-06-20
Movie Paradise Sally Pike 1991-09-18
Movie Stepping Out Andy 1991-10-11
Movie Die Hard 2 Samantha 'Sam' Coleman 1990-07-02
Movie White Room Zelda 1990-09-06
Movie Pacific Heights Liz Hamilton 1990-09-28
Movie George's Island Miss Birdwood 1989-08-15
Movie Friends, Lovers, & Lunatics Kathy 1989-11-10
Movie I've Heard the Mermaids Singing Polly Vandersma 1987-09-11
Movie The Marriage Bed Lynn Reailly 1986-12-22
Series The Ray Bradbury Theater Unknown 1985-05-21
Series The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1985-09-29